Now that summer’s in full swing, it’s time for the cocktails to be flowing, as well. With so many options, it can be hard to narrow down the list of what you should make on any given day, but at least today’s holiday, National Daiquiri Day, should make the decision a little bit easier.

Still, there are so many variations of the delicious rum drink, and it can be hard to know where one should start. Don’t worry, though, we’ve compiled a round-up of five of the best daiquiri recipes out there, which means you can’t go wrong with whichever option you choose.

So, what are you waiting for? Check out these National Daiquiri Day 2019 recipes, and then whip one up for yourself (and your friends)! It is Friday, after all.

Hemingway Daiquiri

Hemingway Daiquiri Papa’s Pilar has just the recipe for the holiday. Photo: Papa’s Pilar


Channel Ernest Hemingway this National Daiquiri Day with this cocktail inspired by the late author. Simply shake together everything with ice, strain it out into a chilled glass and garnish with a grapefruit slice.

The Diplo Sandía


Refresh yourself with this watermelon-flavored daiquiri recipe that’s as easy as shaking all of the ingredients with ice and pouring into your favorite glass. Add a watermelon slice at the end for more flavor and more flair.

Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri


  • 12-oz bag of frozen strawberries
  • 6 oz light rum
  • 4 oz lime juice
  • 5 tbsp sugar
  • 6 fresh strawberry slices, for garnish

Beat the heat this summer with this blended daiquiri that’ll have you feeling like you’re on vacation. Just combine all of the ingredients (minus the strawberries meant to garnish) in a blender and keep the machine running until the concoction’s nice and smooth. This recipe from Food Network makes six servings.

St-Germain Parisian Daiquiri

Parisian Daiquiri Fancy up the classic daiquiri with this recipe. Photo: St-Germain


Treat your tastebuds to an elegant elderflower daiquiri with this recipe, which doesn’t require you to do anything but shake everything together and enjoy.

Don Daiquiri

don daiquiri Celebrate the holiday with this traditional version of the rum drink. Photo: Don Papa


There’s no better way to celebrate National Daiquiri Day 2019 than with a classic version of the rum drink, and this is exactly that. Grab your cocktail shaker, fill it up with the ingredients and some ice, shake it up, strain it out, and then sit back and sip to your heart’s content.